Macarons

My recipe for macarons, with some hints and tips to guide you through making these feisty little treats, and to avoid some of the pitfalls…

Watercress soup

Simple and delicious soup, full of nutrients and packed with flavour

Roast salmon fillets with watercress sauce

Salmon fillets Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Line the bottom of a roasting tin with baking parchment. Brush 1⁄2 tbsp oil over the salmon skin and season. Place skin-side down in the tin and roast for about 15 mins until the salmon is just cooked through. Watercress sauce 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 small…

Roast topside of beef with roasties & port wine gravy

Ingredients 2 tbsp mustard powder 1 tbsp sea salt 2 tsp brown sugar 1 tbsp sunflower or light olive oil 1.2 kg British grass-fed topside of beef Gravy 150 ml madeira, red wine or port 2 tbsp plain flour 500 ml beef stock Method Heat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan. Put the mustard powder, salt,…